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Democracy Now!
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* Headlines for August 21, 2007 * Report From Damascus: Iraqi Refugees in Syria Speak Out Against U.S. Occupation * "Iraq Does Not Exist Anymore": Journalist Nir Rosen on How the U.S. Invasion of Iraq Has Led to Ethnic Cleansing, a Worsening Refugee Crisis and the Destabilization of the Middle East * March for Peace: Two Teenagers Walk From San Francisco to Washington D.C. To Protest The Iraq War
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by University of Lethbridge Globalization Studies
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Part 4 - Rafha Camp, an open field on the Saudi border, where thousands of Iraqi civillians arrived seeking refuge. The refugees started to organize themselves based on what city they were from. There was no food and water delivered to the camp from the Saudi's. A group went out to contact allied forces and signal for help, they promised help, but none came. A second attempt was necessary to get help from American and French forces. The Americans treated the refugees like animals throwing food...
Topics: dijla, al-rekabi, iraq, fallujah, refugee, gulf war, globalization, studies, lecture, class,...
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by Dori Smith, WHUS producer
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In our introduction we look at the Iraqi/US plan to bring Iraqi refugees back to Iraq has some critical problems. The Maliki Government is sending buses and doing media promotions to urge Iraqis to return from Syria where they are being pressured by Damascus too. But UNHCR's warning issued in November was ignored as the return was folded into US news of Iraq War successes. We hear the UNHCR warning, then listen to George Bush's comments during a press conference 12-20-07 where he ignored a...
Topics: Dahr Jamail, UNHCR, Iraqi refugees returning from Syria for walled cities in Iraq, Stephen Zunes,...
Community Audio
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The Just Foreign Policy web site counter stands at 1,087,537 (one million eighty seven thousand five hundred and thirty seven) violent Iraqi deaths caused by the U.S.-led invasion of March 2003. Spokesperson Robert Naiman produces the Just Foreign Policy daily news summary and podcast. He has masters degrees in economics and mathematics and is co-author, with Mark Weisbrot, of a blog on Huffington Post. He joins us to explain the meaning of the new statistics and address the responsibility of...
Topics: Kathy Kelly, Voices for Creative Non Violence, over 1 million civilian casualties in Iraq since...
blip.tv
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Voice of the Iraq Veteran #3 Harvey Tharp is a former US Navy Lt. who served in Kirkuk, Iraq from 2003 to 2004. He resigned from the Navy rather than go back. In this episode of "Voice of the Veteran" he explains what turned him around."Women Together As One" "As a filmmaker and sociologist, I work to uncover power relations reflected in discourses of race, gender, class, sexuality and notions of empire to stimulate critical and creative thinking, a sense of agency and...
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by Cris McConkey
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Dahr Jamail is an independent journalist who spent a total of eight months in occupied Iraq as one of only a few un-embedded US journalists in the country. His book based on the experience, Beyond the Green Zone, tells the story of occupation from the eyes and with the voices of the Iraqis themselves. He spoke at Cornell University on March 25, 2008. The event was sponsored by Haymarket Books, the International Socialist Organization, Watermargin Coop, the Cornell Campus Antiwar Network,...
Topics: TCAW, CAN, Cornell, embedded, unembedded, Iraq, surge, refugees, invasion, occupation,...